Definition of 'pocket money'
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He earned pocket money as an assistant tennis coach. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I used to have to give him my pocket money to stay out there playing. The Sun (2017)On the plus side, though, he will not have to give her any pocket money next week. The Sun (2016)It saves me having to give them pocket money. The Sun (2009)Time you earned some serious pocket money. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He received pocket money from his father. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He would then lure them to his home where they could earn pocket money for doing odd jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She gave me a month's pocket money in one go and expected my to be sensible. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She's on benefits and her dad gives her weekly pocket money. The Sun (2013) Give them pocket money from an early age and expect them to budget with it and try not to provide a safety net. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Doesn't your dad give you enough pocket money? Times, Sunday Times (2006)I decided to give her weekly pocket money as long as she does one hour of homework a night. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The trick was to lash out and spend a few weeks' pocket money on a complete reel of the ribbon. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In most instances, running a blog or personal website takes no more than a few hours a week and nets pocket money. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I'll probably put all his pocket money on it! The Sun (2015)FANCY 25 a week pocket money to spend as you please? The Sun (2009)How much pocket money did I receive? The Sun (2013)He didn't enjoy it but it was part of growing up, if you want some extra pocket money. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We were given sixpence a week pocket money, which we spent in the tuck shop, so they got it all back. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And aged 12 he used his pocket money to sit the high IQ society test. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'pocket money'
British English: pocket money /ˈpɒkɪt ˈmʌnɪ/ NOUN
Pocket money is a small amount of money given regularly to children by their parents.
I didn't get much pocket money as a child.
- American English: allowance
- Arabic: مَصْرُوف الـجَيْب
- Brazilian Portuguese: mesada
- Chinese: 零用钱
- Croatian: džeparac
- Czech: kapesné
- Danish: lommepenge
- Dutch: zakgeld
- European Spanish: dinero de bolsillo
- Finnish: taskuraha
- French: argent de poche
- German: Taschengeld
- Greek: χαρτζιλίκι
- Italian: denaro per le piccole spese
- Japanese: ポケットマネー
- Korean: 용돈
- Norwegian: lommepenger
- Polish: kieszonkowe
- European Portuguese: mesada
- Romanian: bani de buzunar
- Russian: карманные деньги
- Spanish: dinero de bolsillo
- Swedish: fickpengar
- Thai: เงินติดกระเป๋า
- Turkish: cep harçlığı
- Ukrainian: кишенькові гроші
- Vietnamese: tiền tiêu vặt
Definition of pocket money from the Collins English Dictionary
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